EXPERIENCE /QUALIFICATIONS: No qualifications are required although experience of detached youth would be an advantage.
PURPOSE OF JOB: This post will involve working in a small team to deliver 3-4 sessions of detached youth work weekly in North Edinburgh. Engagements focus on a harm reduction approach around risk-taking behaviour including; alcohol, substance use and sexual health. Engaging with young people in the street can be challenging and requires a confident and outgoing personality so a reasonable level of youth work experience would be preferred All training will be provided. Other centre-based youth work sessional hours may be available.
You will be responsible to the line manager.
EXPERIENCE /QUALIFICATIONS: prospective candidates should have a minimum of one year’s experience of working in the voluntary sector, preferably with youth work experience.
PURPOSE OF JOB: This post is for a youth worker for Granton Youth’s GoLone Parents Programme. The post holder will support the team leader and to work with lone parents parents aged 15-26. A three x weekly programme will address identified issues from participants to support an improvement in their life, social, practical, emotional and family skills. The aim of this project is to address particular needs and support the parents so they are able to engage in their community and reduce isolation and improve their future opportunities. The post holder should be confident and able to connect with people at a variety of levels; 1-2-1 and group work.
ARK is a major provider of Care and Support to people with long term and enduring conditions such as learning disability, mental health issues, dementia and autism. As a housing association we are one of the smaller providers. Our aim is to ensure that those who use our services get the very best out of ARK to enable them to live a good life and to provide the best quality of housing to our tenants, some of whom we provide support to.
As a member of the multi-disciplinary Senior Leadership Team (SLT) your primary role is to provide operational leadership that delivers good governance for ARK and to put in place risk managed operational plans that will ensure its continued development within operating models that are both viable and sustainable over the longer term.
The Head of Asset Management is accountable for leading the Asset Management team to develop, deliver and embed an asset management strategy to build an ARK culture that aligns to our values and aims. Integral to this role is the provision of accurate and timely Asset Management performance reports, function KPIs, forecasts and budgets. In addition to this is the ability to analyse, interpret and report accurate and timely property management data; update forecasts and plans based on the learning of in month results and develop options that enable the SLT to take forward operational strategies. Your role is responsible for the development of new property and the redevelopment and maintenance of existing property stock. Essential to this are leadership qualities in performance, development, quality and customer focussed service provision.
You are responsible for the proper safe guarding of public money as it is used in the pursuance of the organisations aims.
The role of Head of Asset Management reports to the Executive team member responsible for property development and maintenance.
Do you want to make a positive difference to some of the most marginalised and vulnerable children in Scotland? Have you got exceptional marketing, communications and PR skills? Then we’d like to hear from you.
For too many children in Scotland, a bad start to life can lead to a bad end. Aberlour is committed to helping children and their families at the earliest possible opportunity, before their problems spiral out of control; before it’s too late.
We recently launched a significant marketing, fundraising and public affairs campaign to draw attention to child poverty and inequality in Scotland and to acquire new donors who will enable Aberlour to reach more children.
We are looking for an exceptional individual with significant experience working as a marketing and communications executive at a managerial level who will help us build on the success of this campaign and help drive its next phase.
You will be a strategic thinker, an exceptional communicator and have planned and delivered marketing, communications strategies. You will have proven PR skills with a knowledge of the Scottish media and experience of managing design and website agency relationships.
This is a full-time permanent post which can be based within our Glasgow or Stirling office, with a significant need to be in Glasgow.
As part of the organisation’s dynamic Direct Services team, you will be responsible for coordinating the Counselling Service and developing bereavement support for people affected by MND and their families.
MND Scotland is looking for someone to coordinate the provision of counselling, listening and bereavement services for people with MND and their loved ones. Helping them develop increased emotional resilience in the face of difficult circumstances.
You will assess the clients’ needs and match them with the most appropriate support pathway. Over time you will contribute to, or lead, development of the service as needed and in line with regulation and good practice, including development of further Listening and Bereavement services.
You will be a highly motivated individual, with at least 3 years’ experience of counselling, have excellent communication skills and enjoy new challenges. A clear understanding of good customer service and the importance of maintaining high standards of work at all times is essential. As well as an awareness of the barriers faced by people with significant illness in society.
Reporting to the Head of Direct Services, you will:
The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to the organisation’s mission to reduce the impact of MND on the lives of those affected today and provide hope for a world without MND tomorrow.
An exciting new part-time post (21 hours/week) with Scotland's creative ageing organisation.
Luminate's programme is growing, and the Communications and Policy Manager is a key post as our organisation continues to change and evolve.
The postholder will be responsible for planning and implementing a range of marketing, PR and audience development activities that support the delivery of the organisation’s strategic goals. They will research, monitor and analyse policy developments that affect the creative lives of older people in Scotland, and will plan, implement and support advocacy and influencing strategies to support Luminate’s vision that all older people in Scotland are able to access high quality arts and creative activities whatever their background and circumstances and wherever they live.
Luminate is one of Creative Scotland’s regularly funded organisations, and is supported by the Baring Foundation, Age Scotland and a range of other trusts and foundations. The charity has a small staff team and the Communications and Policy Manager will work closely with the Director, General Manager and other project staff. Luminate is based in Age Scotland’s Edinburgh office, and we also work closely with Age Scotland colleagues.
At Beatson Cancer Charity we support and enhance the treatment, care and wellbeing of current, former and future cancer patients and their families. We work in partnership with the NHS, The Beatson West of Scotland Cancer Centre and all related facilities. We also offer the wider community a unique opportunity to contribute to the fight against cancer in the broadest possible sense.
We are seeking an experienced Housekeeper to clean and maintain our Wellbeing facilities within The Beatson West of Scotland Cancer Centre. Hours of work are Monday to Friday 7am – 9am. Key Responsibilities
• Daily responsibility of opening the Wellbeing Centre premises every morning.
• Thorough, deep clean of the therapy rooms to be carried out once a week/fortnightly as required.
• Dusting, vacuuming and mopping in all areas within the Wellbeing Centre.
• Set up centre equipment ready for the day i.e. dishwasher, coffee machine.
• Managing the laundry service, including stock control, preparing laundry for collection, correlation of stock with delivery notes and ensuring all invoices are passed to the Lead Centre Assistant.
• Cleaning cupboards and worktops in the kitchen area.
• Maintain toilet cleanliness in the Centre by cleaning, vacuuming and mopping.
• Clean and polish of furniture in the Centre.
• Empty bins ensuring that waste is disposed of according to policies and procedures.
• Adhere to cleaning schedule with daily and weekly tasks, as well as maintaining cleaning records.
• Adhering to policies and procedures including health and safety, environmental health, infection control and NHS policies.
• Physically fit for moving, lifting and cleaning.
• Flexible and adaptable to a clinical environment.
• Excellent organisational skills
• Self-motivated with a positive attitude.
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
• Confident and friendly approach.
• Ability to build strong relationships at all levels.
• Previous cleaning experience to a high standard with minimum of 2-years’ experience.
• Candidates will be required to join the PVG Scheme, or undergo a PVG Scheme Update check.
• Ability to work effectively on your own and follow standard operating procedures.
• A positive can-do attitude.
• Excellent time-management skills.
• Understanding of infection control procedures
• Knowledge and understanding of working within the NHS or clinical environment is desirable.
LEAP Sports Scotland is seeking a new Chair
LEAP Sports Scotland celebrates its 10th anniversary this year. The organisation became a charity in 2012, employed its first member of staff in 2013, and has established itself as Scotland’s LGBTI sports charity. LEAP Sports has gained a strong reputation and is now looking for a new Chair to join us on the next phase of our journey.
The Chair of Trustees will be responsible for leading the LEAP Sports board and charity, overseeing the successful achievement of the organisation’s strategic objectives; overseeing the governance and compliance framework; and championing the continued growth and development of our profile and work.
We are seeking an individual who:
No prior experience as a third sector Chair is required, but understanding of how charities or small organisations work would be beneficial.
There are four in-person board meetings per year, 3 of these in Glasgow and one elsewhere in Scotland. The Chair is expected to be available for some charity, network and fundraiser events on an ad hoc basis.
Please note, we are particularly keen to encourage applicants from Women, Black Minority and Ethnic, disabled, migrant, and other backgrounds currently underrepresented within leadership roles in the third sector.
If you would like an informal discussion, please contact Hugh Torrance via email@example.com
Reeltime Music exists to inspire young people through creative activities. We aim to bring about a positive change in the lives of disadvantaged young people, and for those young people to share the power of creativity to change lives.
You should be able to demonstrate the commitment and motivation to support young people using the medium of creative youth work. It is essential that applicants have experience in the following:
· Working with young people in a group setting
· Playing and teaching musical instruments
· Ability to have a flexible approach to work
· Good reporting skills
This is an exciting opportunity to lead on the introduction of The Coalfields Regeneration Trust’s ‘Game on Scotland’ programme. Game On is an award winning programme that uses the power of sport, in particular football, to engage young people, from former mining communities, in exercise, volunteering and skills development.
The priority will be to co-ordinate and manage current delivery of our sporting activities and to establish new projects and programmes that will quickly build the numbers of young people engaging in sport. The vision for the programme is to develop opportunities for a wide range of ages and backgrounds that improve the health outcomes for our coalfields population and increase the numbers of people taking part in healthy lifestyle activities
You will lead on all aspects of the Game On Scotland programme and be responsible for; managing delivery; exploring new business development opportunities; expanding the programme; building relationships with stakeholders; growing new partnerships and communicating the impact of the activities.
You will be experienced in programme management, business development, highly motivated and preferably have a sports development and /or training background. The post requires flexibility incorporating both evening and weekend work.
The Coalfields Regeneration Trust has child protection and safeguarding vulnerable adult’s policies in place and the post will be subject to a satisfactory Disclosure Scotland check and references.